Backlog Quest II: Day 0 – The Backlog Strikes Back

Backlog Quest II

Dear Journal,

I thought I had made progress, I thought the light at the end of the tunnel was starting to shine through, I thought the backlog was finally starting to wane. My last adventure into my backlog proved successful, and I felt confident that perhaps my foe would remain weakened and no longer prove a challenge that necessitated action.

I was wrong.

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Very wrong.

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Very wrong indeed…

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Not only has my backlog returned, it has actually gathered strength. The Backlog has struck back with vengeance (plus it takes up a lot of space). Perhaps like a rising tide little can be done to fight the forces at work here but for the sake of my shelves and my personal finances I must try. Again.

Just as before this journal will serve as a record of this quest to cleanse myself of my backlog. Hopefully it will be a record of my victory. Perhaps it will serve as a record of my madness as well.

Either way, the Backlog Quest begins once more.

Follow the quest below:

Day 1: Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012 - Still hating big cats

Day 1: Cabela’s Big Game Hunter 2012 – Still hating big cats

Day 2: Blackwater - Why does this even exist?

Day 2: Blackwater – Why does this even exist?

Day 3: Asura's Wrath - So much yelling...

Day 3: Asura’s Wrath – So much yelling…

Day 4: Star Wars Kinect - Use the force, sorta

Day 4: Star Wars Kinect – Use the force, sorta

Day 5: WWE All Stars - Decades of Spandex

Day 5: WWE All Stars – Decades of Spandex

Day 6 – Looney Tunes: Acme Arsenal - Rabbit season

Day 6 – Looney Tunes: Acme Arsenal – Rabbit season

Day 7: Toy Story Mania – Licensed to disappoint

Day 7: Toy Story Mania – Licensed to disappoint

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Day 8 – Syndicate – Literal corporate warfare

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Day 9 – Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir – Who you gonna’ call?

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Day 10 – The Adventures of TinTin – TinTin is not the dog by the way

Day 11 – Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL

Day 11 – Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL

Day 12 – MIB: Alien Crisis

Day 12 – MIB: Alien Crisis

Day 13 – Brave (NDS) – Gingers are people too!

Day 13 – Brave (NDS) – Gingers are people too!

Day 14 – Cabela’s Survival: Shadows of Katmai – Tomb Raider meets Buck Hunter

Day 14 – Cabela’s Survival: Shadows of Katmai – Tomb Raider meets Buck Hunter

Day 16 – Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (DS) – The (easily) forgotten version

Day 16 – Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (DS) – The (easily) forgotten version

Day 17 – Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth – Assemble in front of the Kinect

Day 17 – Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth – Assemble in front of the Kinect

Day 18 – Angry Birds Trilogy – Still angry

Day 18 – Angry Birds Trilogy – Still angry

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Day 19 – Ice Age: Continental Drift – Arctic Games – Unevolved

Day 20 – Medal of Honor: Warfighter – Don’t tread on me

Day 20 – Medal of Honor: Warfighter – Don’t tread on me

Day 21 – Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion – 90’s kid at heart

Day 21 – Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion – 90’s kid at heart

Day 22 – Apache Air Assault – Black Hawk (Game) Down

Day 22 – Apache Air Assault – Black Hawk (Game) Down

Captain America: Super Soldier (NDS) – Light on the super

Captain America: Super Soldier (NDS) – Light on the super

Day 24 – The Trash Pack – Appropriately named

Day 24 – The Trash Pack – Appropriately named

Day 25 – Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends – Needs more testing

Day 25 – Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends – Needs more testing

Day 26 – Thor: God of Thunder (NDS) – The definitive version

Day 26 – Thor: God of Thunder (NDS) – The definitive version

Day 27 – Top Gun: Hard Lock – Insert joke about the Danger Zone

Day 27 – Top Gun: Hard Lock – Insert joke about the Danger Zone

Day 28 – Aliens: Infestation – Kills bugs dead

Day 28 – Aliens: Infestation – Kills bugs dead

Day 28 – Kung Fu Panda 2 (Kinect) – Wax off

Day 28 – Kung Fu Panda 2 (Kinect) – Wax off

Day 30 – Asphalt 3D – Better than expected?

Day 30 – Asphalt 3D – Better than expected?

Day 31 – Secret Service: Ultimate Sacrifice – Ultimate backlog material

Day 31 – Secret Service: Ultimate Sacrifice – Ultimate backlog material

Check out the original Backlog Quest!

Check out the original Backlog Quest!

Backlog Quest II - SidequestTristan Rendo isn’t the only author of this site with a backlog. Backlog Quest II: Sidequest are reviews from other authors on the site attempting to also rid themselves of their backlog.

Follow the Sidequest below:

Sidequest 1: To The Moon - A Story Worth Experiencing by: Josh Campbell

Sidequest 1: To The Moon – A Story Worth Experiencing by: Josh Campbell

Sidequest 2: Pokémon White 2 – Same as it ever was

Sidequest 2: Pokémon White 2 – Same as it ever was by: Steve Lesniewski

Sidequest 3: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Gears of War(hammer)

Sidequest 3: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Gears of War(hammer) by: Josh Campbell

Sidequest 4: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by: Steve Lesniewski

Sidequest 4: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by: Steve Lesniewski

 

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About Tristan Rendo

I've made movies, written and performed music, and in January of 2011 got bored and started the awesome gaming site you see before you. My gaming roots began with the original NES, and endless hours spent spilling quarters into machines at the local arcade. I have a personal collection of over 200 Nintendo 64 games, and for many years it was the only system I owned. I re-entered the modern generation of gaming consoles when I decided to purchase a 360. I typically prefer the single player experience of games, so I’m usually playing through some single-player campaign, but can occasionally be found doing some damage in Halo Reach.